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Watch out! New Costco phone scam targets consumers

It’s amazing how many sneaky ways criminals find to rip us off. You’d think they would eventually run out of ideas, but that doesn’t...
Happening Now September 16, 2018

FTC warns of new robocalling scam

You would think that scammers would run out of ideas of new ways to rip us off. Unfortunately, that doesn't appear to be the...
Happening Now April 23, 2018

Watch out for the cellphone porting scam

The battle against cybercriminals is always evolving. That's because when we catch on to their scams they change them up to find more victims....
Happening Now February 19, 2018

New clever plan to stop robocalls is coming

Robocalls aren't just annoying anymore, they can be downright malicious. With scammers trying to rip us off or steal our identity, you need to...
Happening Now November 16, 2017

Beware! Shrewd scammers posing as the FTC

We've been warning you about tons of robocalls and scams lately. Sometimes you're better off just letting incoming calls go directly to voicemail. That's...
Happening Now October 26, 2017

Watch out for this clever phone and phishing scam

Do you have an Amazon account? Likelihood is you've received some sort of communication from them about your purchases. This tricky scam looks legitimate...
Happening Now October 16, 2017

Don't fall for this incredibly tricky phone scam

Crooks are constantly coming up with elaborate schemes to rip us off! Now, there's a tricky phone scam making the rounds that you really...
Happening Now September 10, 2017

Beware! Government grant phone scam targeting students

Back to School time is hectic enough without the headaches caused by scams. That's why, if you have kids that are headed to college,...
Happening Now August 6, 2017

Scam calls on the rise! 95% of people have been targeted in past six months

If it seems like you're getting more fake calls than ever, you probably are. When I tell you just how much scam phone calls...
Happening Now July 15, 2017

If your phone rings then stops, don't call back - It's a scam

Your phone starts ringing, then suddenly stops. A "missed call" message shows up on your screen, and you're curious about who it was. I...
Happening Now June 22, 2017
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